Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Non, je ne regrette rien Café Accordien du Paris 2:30
2 Padam, padam Édith Piaf 3:20
3 Mon homme Colette Renard 2:51
4 Au printemps Jacques Brel 2:43
5 Fleur bleue Charles Trenet 2:38
6 Cigarettes, whisky et petites pépées Annie Cordy 3:20
7 Couchés dans le foin Charles Aznavour 2:57
8 La Vie en rose Édith Piaf 3:10
9 Ah ! Les Femmes Eddie Constantine 3:10
10 C’est si facile de vous aimer Joséphine Baker 3:06
11 Place Pigalle Maurice Chevalier 3:17
12 Un homme et une femme Guillaume et Nathalie 2:48
13 Quand on n’a que l’amour Jacques Brel 2:28
14 Mon légionnaire Édith Piaf 3:55
15 Bals de France André Claveau 2:44
16 Maman me l’a dit Claude Nougaro 2:33
17 Chanson pour l’Auvergnat Juliette Gréco 3:26
18 Boum Guillaume LeLoup 2:37
19 Écris-moi Tino Rossi 3:08
20 Quand on se promène au bord de l’eau Jean Gabin 3:17
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Correqu’ et reguyer Édith Piaf 3:18
2 La Biaiseuse Annie Cordy 3:50
3 Il y a Jacques Brel 2:23
4 Viens Charles Aznavour 3:03
5 Pigalle Café Accordien du Paris 3:20
6 Retour à Paris Charles Trenet 3:01
7 Bal dans ma rue Édith Piaf 3:01
8 Pour toi Dario Moreno 2:41
9 La Fille des bois Eddie Constantine 3:02
10 Irma la douce Colette Renard 2:56
11 La Foire Jacques Brel 3:25
12 Gigi André Claveau 2:46
13 Marguerite Claude Nougaro 2:31
14 Le Chacal Édith Piaf 3:08
15 La Choupetta Maurice Chevalier 2:56
16 Paris, voici Paris Tino Rossi 3:02
17 Vous qui passez sans me voir Jean Sablon 3:07
18 Sous le ciel de Paris Juliette Gréco 3:21
19 Chanson des mariniers Jean Gabin 2:37
20 Je t’aime (moi non plus) Guillaume Et Nathalie 5:03
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Avec les anges Colette Renard 3:30
2 La Valse à mille temps Jacques Brel 4 3:52
3 Si j’avais un piano Charles Aznavour 1:59
4 Le Contrebandier Édith Piaf 2:52
5 Domino André Claveau 3:22
6 Mes jeunes années Charles Trenet 3:17
7 Vachement décontracté Claude Nougaro 3:01
8 Viens Dario Moreno 3:11
9 Moi j’aime les hommes Annie Cordy 2:43
10 Les Flamandes Jacques Brel 2:38
11 Le Vagabond Édith Piaf 3:26
12 La Mer Guillaume LeLoup 3:31
13 L’Homme et l’Enfant Eddie Constantine & Tania Constantine 3:21
14 Milord Café Accordien du Paris 4:20
15 Tchi tchi ! Tino Rossi 2:47
16 Les Amants de Paris Édith Piaf 3:14
17 Avec ma petite gueule Jean Gabin 3:14
18 Les Mots d’amour Joséphine Baker 2:53
19 Sur le pont d’Avignon Jean Sablon 2:35
20 Chanson d’amour Paris Express 2:48

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1936-09-15) (track 20)
piano:
Robert Chauvigny (1946-10-09) (track 8)
accordion:
Adolphe Deprince (Belgo-French accordeonnist) (1936-09-15) (track 20)
composer:
Alex Alstone (a.k.a. Siegfried Stein/Gaston Lecoque) (track 11)
Jeffrey Davis (french composer and bandleader) (track 9)
Charles Dumont (track 1)
Norbert Glanzberg (track 2)
Francis Lai (French composer) (track 12)
Louiguy (tracks 8, 8)
Mireille (Mireille Hartuch) (track 7)
Marguerite Monnot (track 14)
Cole Porter (composer) (track 10)
Jean Sautreuil (track 20)
Jimmy Walter (track 16)
Maurice Yvain (tracks 3, 20)
Georges Brassens (track 17)
Jacques Brel (tracks 4, 13)
Édith Piaf (tracks 8, 8)
Tim Spencer (Songwriter Vernon Harold Timothy Spencer) (track 6)
Charles Trenet (1937) (track 5)
Charles Trenet (1938) (track 18)
conductor:
Guy Luypaerts (1946-10-09) (track 8)
Robert Chauvigny (1951-10-15) (track 2)
André Popp (1956-09-18) (track 13)
Jimmy Walter (1958) (track 16)
François Rauber (1958-04-01) (track 4)
lyricist:
Raymond Asso (track 14)
Pierre Barouh (track 12)
Georges Brassens (track 17)
Jacques Brel (tracks 4, 13)
Jacques Charles (track 3)
Maurice Chevalier (track 11)
Henri Contet (track 2)
Julien Duvivier (track 20)
Jean Nohain (track 7)
Claude Nougaro (track 16)
Édith Piaf (tracks 8, 8)
Louis Poterat (track 20)
Pierre Saka (track 9)
Tim Spencer (Songwriter Vernon Harold Timothy Spencer) (track 6)
Michel Vaucaire (track 1)
Albert Willemetz (track 3)
Charles Trenet (1937) (track 5)
Charles Trenet (1938) (track 18)
orchestra:
M. Ramos et rythmes (french pianist, conductor, composer) (track 7)
Orchestre Musette Pierrot (1936-09-15) (track 20)
Orchestre Wal-Berg (1937-03-31 – 1937-04-03) (track 10)
Guy Luypaert and His Orchestra (1946-10-09) (track 8)
Orchestre Jimmy Walter (1958) (track 16)
François Rauber et son orchestre (1958-04-01) (track 4)
translator:
Louis Hennevé (track 10)
François Llenas (track 6)
Louis Palex (track 10)
Jacques Soumet (track 6)
vocals:
Charles Aznavour (track 7)
Eddie Constantine (track 9)
Juliette Gréco (track 17)
Édith Piaf (track 14)
Jean Gabin (1936-09-15) (track 20)
Joséphine Baker (1937-03-31 – 1937-04-03) (track 10)
Édith Piaf (1946-10-09) (track 8)
Édith Piaf (1951-10-15) (track 2)
Jacques Brel (1956-09-18) (track 13)
Claude Nougaro (1958) (track 16)
Jacques Brel (1958-04-01) (track 4)
publisher:
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (tracks 8, 8)
arrangements:
La vie en rose (tracks 8, 8)
cover recording of:
Boum ! (track 18)
Mon homme (track 3)
Un homme et une femme (French lyrics) (track 12)
instrumental cover recording of:
is based on:
Un homme et une femme (sans lyrics) (track 12)
is the basis for:
Daba Daba Dab (Un homme et une femme) (Enie version) (track 12)
La Vie en rose (tracks 8, 8)
later parody versions:
C'est ma bonne (track 3)
Cha cha boum (track 18)
later translated versions:
Alices snaps (track 17)
Bom! (Boum !) (track 18)
Boom ! (track 18)
Fyra små vedträn (track 17)
La Vie en rose (English translation) (tracks 8, 8)
La vida es rosa (tracks 8, 8)
La vie en rose (Swedish lyrics by Roland) (tracks 8, 8)
Lied für den Bauern (Chansons pour l'Auvergnat) (track 17)
My Man (Mon homme) (Reginald Arkell lyrics) (track 3)
My Man (Mon homme) (Channing Pollock lyrics) (track 3)
No Regrets (track 1)
Ná de ná (track 1)
Padam (track 2)
Rakastakaa (track 13)
Schau mich bitte nicht so an (German translated version of "La Vie en rose" by RM Siegel / H. Doll) (tracks 8, 8)
バラ色の人生 (tracks 8, 8)
粉紅色的一生 (tracks 8, 8)
later versions:
A Man and a Woman (English version of "Un homme et une femme") (track 12)
Madam’ madam’ (track 2)
Mijn schoonste roos (tracks 8, 8)
Rien de rien (Cover of "Non je ne regrette rien") (track 1)
recording of:
Ah ! les femmes (track 9)
Fleur bleue (track 5)
Place Pigalle (track 11)
Quand on s’promène au bord de l’eau (du film "La Belle Équipe") (1936-09-15) (track 20)
Mon légionnaire (1937) (track 14)
C'est si facile de vous aimer (1937-03-31 – 1937-04-03) (track 10)
La Vie en rose (French original) (1946-10-09) (track 8)
Padam… padam (1951-10-15) (track 2)
La Vie en rose (French original) (1954) (track 8)
Quand on n’a que l’amour (1956-09-18) (track 13)
Maman m’l’a dit (1958) (track 16)
Au printemps (1958-04-01) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
Easy to Love (track 10)

CD 2

recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1936-06-19) (track 17)
Brussels, Belgium (1953-02) (track 3)
piano:
Alec Siniavine (1936-06-19) (track 17)
accordion:
Émile Carrara (track 19)
arranger:
Glen Powell (Belgian arranger, conductor & composer Félix Faecq) (tracks 3, 11)
composer:
Gilbert Bécaud (track 4)
Roland Dyens (track 6)
Louis Gasté (track 8)
Terry Gilkyson (track 9)
Hubert Giraud (track 18)
Géo Koger (track 5)
Lou Logist (Belgian jazz musician) (tracks 3, 11)
Paul Marinier (track 2)
Paul Maye (track 1)
Paul Misraki (track 17)
Marguerite Monnot (track 10)
Georges Ulmer (track 5)
Florence Véran (track 12)
Jimmy Walter (track 13)
Maurice Yvain (track 19)
Jacques Brel (tracks 3, 11)
Michel Emer (track 7)
Serge Gainsbourg (track 20)
Johnny Hess (1936) (track 17)
Albert Lasry (1947) (track 6)
Charles Trenet (1947) (track 6)
conductor:
Georges Aubanel (conductor) (track 19)
Robert Chauvigny (track 7)
Wal-Berg (1936-06-19) (track 17)
Albert Lasry (1947-01-07) (track 6)
lyricist:
Marcel Achard (track 19)
Raymond Asso (track 14)
Charles Aznavour (track 4)
Alexandre Breffort (track 10)
Jacques Brel (tracks 3, 11)
Jean Dréjac (track 18)
Michel Emer (track 7)
Serge Gainsbourg (track 20)
Marc Hély (track 1)
Léo Lelièvre (père) (track 2)
Claude Nougaro (track 13)
Albert Simonin (track 8)
Neal Stuart (track 9)
Rachel Thoreau (track 12)
Charles Trenet (1936) (track 17)
Charles Trenet (1947) (track 6)
orchestra:
Orchestre Wal-Berg (track 1)
recording engineer:
Georges Cailly (track 17)
translator:
Eddy Marnay (track 9)
vocals:
Eddie Constantine (track 9)
Jean Gabin (track 19)
Édith Piaf (tracks 1, 7, 14)
Colette Renard (track 10)
Jean Sablon (1936-06-19) (track 17)
Charles Trenet (1947-01-07) (track 6)
Jacques Brel (1953) (track 11)
Jacques Brel (1953-02) (track 3)
writer:
Robert Juel (french 1930s songwriter) (track 14)
Charles Seider (track 14)
publisher:
recorded at:
Studio Albert in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1936-06-19) (track 17)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Sous le ciel de Paris (original French version) (track 18)
instrumental cover recording of:
Pigalle (track 5)
is the basis for:
Guitar Song (track 20)
later parody versions:
Shöteem (track 20)
later translated versions:
El cielo de París (track 18)
Gelukkig in Parijs (track 18)
Under Paris Skies (English version of “Sous le ciel de Paris”) (track 18)
Zem Parīzes debesīm (Latvian version of "Sous le ciel de Paris") (track 18)
later versions:
Feelings (track 8)
part of:
Irma, la douce (Operetta) (track 10)
recording of:
Gigi (track 12)
La Biaiseuse (track 2)
La Fille des bois (track 9)
Marguerite (Claude Nougaro song) (track 13)
Pour toi (track 8)
Viens (track 4)
Chanson des mariniers (du film "La Belle Marinière") (1932-11) (track 19)
Vous qui passez sans me voir (1936-06-19) (track 17)
Corrèqu’ et réguyer (1937) (track 1)
Le Chacal (1937) (track 14)
Revoir Paris (Retour à Paris) (1947-01-07) (track 6)
Bal dans ma rue (1949-03-01) (track 7)
La Foire (1953) (track 11)
Il y a (1953-02) (track 3)
Irma, la douce (de la comédie musicale « Irma, la douce ») (1956) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

composer:
Louis Ferrari (track 5)
Gilles (Swiss composer/vocalist/actor Jean Villard Gilles) (track 4)
Michel Legrand (track 7)
Francis Lopez (French composer) (track 9)
Louiguy (track 11)
Eddy Marnay (track 16)
Marguerite Monnot (tracks 1, 14, 14)
Georges van Parys (track 17)
Virgilio Ranzato (tracks 18, 18)
Vincent Scotto (track 15)
Wayne Shanklin (track 13)
Gaby Wagenheim (track 3)
Jacques Brel (tracks 2, 10)
Léo Ferré (track 16)
Albert Lasry (1945) (track 12)
Charles Trenet (1945) (track 12)
Charles Trenet (1949) (track 6)
conductor:
Robert Chauvigny (track 16)
Emil Stern (track 4)
Albert Lasry (1950) (track 6)
Jimmy Walter (1958) (track 7)
François Rauber (1959-09-14) (tracks 2, 10)
lyricist:
Raymond Asso (track 4)
Émile Audifred (Lyricist) (track 15)
Charles Aznavour (track 3)
Alexandre Breffort (track 1)
Jacques Brel (tracks 2, 10)
Léo Ferré (track 16)
Pierre-Paul Fournier (tracks 18, 18)
Maurice Gleize (track 17)
Géo Koger (track 15)
Georges Moustaki (tracks 14, 14)
Claude Nougaro (track 7)
Édith Piaf (track 11)
Jacques Plante (track 5)
Amédée Pujol (Lyricist) (track 15)
Don Raye (track 5)
René Rouzaud (track 13)
Henri Varna (French lyricist) (tracks 18, 18)
Raymond Vincy (track 9)
Charles Trenet (1945) (track 12)
Charles Trenet (1949) (track 6)
orchestra:
vocals:
Joséphine Baker (track 18)
Eddie Constantine (track 13)
Tania Constantine (track 13)
Jean Gabin (track 17)
Édith Piaf (tracks 4, 16)
Colette Renard (track 1)
André Claveau (1950) (track 5)
Charles Trenet (1950) (track 6)
Claude Nougaro (1958) (track 7)
Jacques Brel (1959-09-14) (tracks 2, 10)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 19)
publisher:
cover recording of:
La Mer (Charles Trenet song) (track 12)
Milord (track 14)
instrumental cover recording of:
Milord (track 14)
is the basis for:
Das rote Pferd (tracks 14, 14)
On the Bridge (track 19)
later translated versions:
Beyond the Sea (track 12)
Das Meer (track 12)
De zee (track 12)
De zee (track 12)
Domino (track 5)
Le fiamminghe (track 10)
Meikäläiset (track 10)
Milord (Dutch version) (tracks 14, 14)
Milord (tracks 14, 14)
Mylord (tracks 14, 14)
Sur le pont d'Avignon (french/german lyrics) (track 19)
Viimeinen valssi (track 2)
Vlamingvrou (track 10)
part of:
Irma, la douce (Operetta) (track 1)
La Route fleurie (Operetta) (track 9)
recording of:
Le Vagabond (Édith Piaf song) (track 11)
Sur le pont d’Avignon (French children's song) (track 19)
Tchi-Tchi (O Catarinetta Bella) (track 15)
Les Mots d’amour (1932-11) (track 18)
Les Mots d’amour (1933-04-04) (track 18)
Avec ma p’tite gueule (1934-11-29) (track 17)
Le Contrebandier (1937-01-28) (track 4)
Les Amants de Paris (1948-06-11) (track 16)
Domino (André Claveau song) (1950) (track 5)
Mes jeunes années (1950) (track 6)
Moi, j'aime les hommes (de l'opérette "La Route fleurie") (1953) (track 9)
L'Homme et l'enfant (1955) (track 13)
Avec les anges (de la comédie musicale « Irma, la douce ») (1956) (track 1)
Vachement décontracté (1958) (track 7)
La Valse à mille temps (1959-09-14) (track 2)
Les Flamandes (1959-09-14) (track 10)
translated version of: